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SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY (SUSC) Project Officer

Full-time, fixed-term until 31 October 2018 (with the possibility of a four year extension following finalisation of a new funding agreement)
Job Type:
Full Time
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The SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY schools program is a program funded by the Department of Education and delivered in partnership with Relationships Australia Tasmania.  SUSC works to help prevent suicide by spreading the message that nothing is so bad that you can’t talk about it.

In this exciting role, you will be supporting the SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY founder and program team in delivering the Stay ChatTY School Program and other activities to promote the SUSC messages.

Working in our SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY team,  you will;

  • Have a tertiary qualification (or equivalent) in Education, Social Work, Counselling or a related field and/or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, education and training
  • Have a sound understanding of suicide prevention and the Tasmanian Suicide Prevention strategy or the ability to acquire this knowledge
  • Have experience in program development and implementation, particularly working with students, parents and school staff
  • Have demonstrated ability to present to a wide variety of audiences for different purposes in an engaging and motivating way
  • Be an excellent team player with an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Selection Criteria

Please refer to the attached position description for the full list of selection criteria.

To apply, simply forward a copy of your resume and a brief outline of why you want the job and your experience relevant to the key selection criteria for the role.

Contact Details

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Mitch McPherson, SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY Founder and Program Leader on 1300 364 277.

Address for submitting applications

Applications should be addressed to the HR Advisor, 38 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point TAS 7004 (please mark your application ‘Private and Confidential’) or via email to

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